Mother arrested after leaving kids inside home with dead father: Crime Insider sources
WTVR / Richmond Police
Laura Holloman

By Brendan King, WTVR

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- The mother of three was arrested after leaving her children inside a home with their dead father, according to Crime Insider sources.

Richmond Police identified the man found dead inside a Southside home as 33-year-old Johnathan Holloman.

"At approximately 11:59 a.m. on January 22, officers were called to the 5500 block of Westower Drive for a welfare check," a Richmond Police spokesperson said. "They arrived and found Holloman deceased inside his home."

Detectives announced on Thursday that Holloman's wife, 34-year-old Laura Holloman, was arrested and charged with three counts of cruelty and injuries to children.

Crimes Insider sources tell CBS 6's Jon Burkett that Laura Holloman left the couple's three young children inside the home with the dead body.

Additional charges were pending against Laura Holloman, police said.

Crime Insider sources say Holloman was stabbed to death inside the home.

This is a developing story.

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